On Tuesday (September 8, 2020), the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested Rhea Chakraborty under multiple sections of NDS Act, in connection with the drugs case linked to her actor-beau Sushant Singh Rajput's death. For the unversed, the actor was found dead in his Bandra residence in Mumbai on June 14, 2020.
In her statement to the NCB, Rhea Chakraborty has accepted her role in procuring drugs for late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and also handling the finances. The actress has been sent to 14-day judicial custody after her bail plea was rejected by the Esplanade Court.
Amid this, a fake Twitter account of Rhea Chakraborty's father Indrajit Chakraborty created chaos on social media.
A fact check has revealed that the below cited tweets are actually from a fake Twitter account impersonating Rhea Chakraborty's father Indrajit Chakraborty. Filmibeat regrets the error and apologizes to its readers. The news has been edited.
'No Father Can Bear Injustice On His Daughter,' Says Rhea Chakraborty's Father
Reacting to a netizen's tweet, Indrajit Chakraborty wrote, "No father can bear injustice on his daughter. I should die." He also wrote that the entire country is hell bent to send his daughter behind bars without any proof.
He also shared an update about Rhea's arrest and wrote, "Rhea Chakraborty bail rejected. Next act likely in sessions court on Thursday!"
Rhea Chakraborty's Father Talks About Smashing Patriarchy
Rhea's father also took a stand against the media trials for his daughter and shared the viral quote, "Roses are red. Violets are blue. Let's smash the patriarchy. Me and you.. #JusticeForRhea."
Rhea Chakraborty's Father On Sushant Singh Rajput
Indrajit Chakraborty further tweeted, "So here is most inconvenient truth: if NCB case stands in court,then Sushant if he was alive would have been prime accused as a consumer, procurer and financier of drugs! So much for Justice for SSR: this is what the campaign has done: a fine actor's legacy tied to drug abuse!"
'All This Because Her Now Dead Boyfriend Smoked Weed?' Asks Indrajit Chakraborty
In another tweet, Rhea's father wrote, "I knew Sushant very well....He will be very sad today. He continued in his next tweet, "All this coz her now dead boyfriend smoked weed?? Weed????? I want all the stoners on my list to take this personally. Wtf is on in this country??!!!!! Poor Rhea. #justiceforrhea."
Rhea Chakraborty's Father Urges His Army Friends To Come Out In His Support
Rhea Chakraborty's father Indrajit Chakraborty, who is also a retired army veteran, urged his army friends to support him and wrote, "My Dear Army Friends, I never urged for your help, but today being a Helpless Father, I demand for your support."